Almanac Footy History: 1900 VFL Grand Final – Melbourne v Fitzroy

DJ Williams delves back in time to re-tell the story of the 1900 VFL season, and specifically the upset triumph of Melbourne against a red-hot Fitzroy. [Includes one of DJ’s historical images of the famous Alex Sloane of the Roys and Melbourne’s Richard Wardill. Ed]

Almanac Footy History – Henry Young: Champion Geelong footballer 1890-1910

Henry Young, Geelong Champion, 1890-1910, in words and picture as produced by artist, DJ Williams, represents an absorbing and informative account of Young’s footballing life.

Almanac Art: Geelong v University -1909 VFL season

Darren Williams revisits the 1909 VFL season in words and images. On this day, University and Geelong met in a surprisingly spiteful affair.

Almanac Football – A history of the Keilor Football Club

The Keilor Football Club was formed at a meeting at the Waggoner’s Arms Hotel in May 1877. Darren Williams presents a history of the club supported with some original art work of champions of the club. [This story has been reposted because of a coding issue in the initial post. Ed]

Almanac Art and Footy History: Richmond v Footscray, Punt Road, 1904

DJ Williams has painted a scene from the Richmond v Footscray clash at Punt Road in 1904. The piece is augmented with his words about the early rivalry of Richmond and Footscray and also gives an account of a very exciting match.

Almanac Art: South Melbourne v Carlton and the 1909 VFL Season

DJ Williams tells the historic tale of the 1909 season, accompanied by his own original artwork.